SPSS statistical package

SPSS es un programa estadístico informático muy usado en las ciencia sociales  y las empresas de investigación de mercado. Originalmente SPSS fue creado como el acrónimo de Statistical Package for the Social Sciences

It is one of the best-known taking statistical programs into account their ability to work with large databases and a simple interface for the majority of the analysis. In version 12 SPSS analysis with 2 million records and 250.000 variables could be developed. The program consists in a module base and modules annexes that will have gone updating constantly with new statistical procedures.

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In the following link it is available theUser manual of the basic system of IBM SPSS Statistics 20

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Two video tutorials which introduces you to the SPSS and which you can see below have been developed within the Master’s Degree in Research in Clinical Medicine
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Video tutorial 1

Content: This video introduces the SPSS and described:

-Type of files: data, results and syntax

-types of variables that you can use,

-coding of the variables,

-continuous variable recoding to categorical

– selection of cases

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Videotutorial 2

Videotutorial 2

Content: This video introduces the SPSS and described:

-Creation of a new variable to a starting from two variables, i.e. the days of admission at the hospital from the discharge date and the date of entry.

-Exploration of the variables.

-Scanning continuous variables: mean, median, standard deviation, kurtosis, etc.

-Calculation of a normal distribution using the non-parametric test of Kolmogorov.

-Analysis of two categorical variables using the tables of contingency and chi-square test.

-Analysis of a categorical variable (sex) and a continuous variable using the test and the T-student.

(-Analysis of a categorical variable 8sex) and a continuous variables with non-normal distribution using a non-parametric test (U – Mann Withney)

-Use of syntax files to store the used analysis strategy.

January 24th, 2017